Final Fantasy XIV News

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Final Fantasy XIV - 10 days ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode Four: Making the Monsters

Square Enix has released the fourth episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Making the Monsters and features Shinya Ichida (Art Team Lead) and Yusuke Mogi (Lead Characte...

Final Fantasy XIV - 18 days ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode 3: Shaping The Styles

Square Enix has released the third episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Shaping The Styles and features Ayumi Namae (Character Concept Artist) and Yuji Yamazaki (Char...

Final Fantasy XIV - 28 days ago

The Creation of FFXIV: Shadowbringers continues with Episode 2: Forging the First

Square Enix has released the second episode of their new video series The Creation of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. This episode is titled Forging the First and features Takeo Suzuki (Art Team Lead), Masato Shida (Background Artist...


Final Fantasy XIV - 1 month ago

Final Fantasy XIV team gives fans a look behind the scenes with new video series

The Final Fantasy XIV team have kicked off a six episode video series that will give fans a look behind the scenes at the making of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers. Episode One: Telling a Tale is available and goes through the scenario...

Final Fantasy XIV - 2 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2, Echoes of a Fallen Star launches February 18

The Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 5.2, titled Echoes of a Fallen Star will be released on February 18, 2020. It will feature new main scenario quests, a new raid called Eden’s Verse, a new dungeon called Anamnesis An...

Final Fantasy XIV - 4 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.2 Echoes of a Fallen Star coming soon, surpasses 18 million players

The Final Fantasy XIV team has had quite a bit to share in the latest Letter from the Producer. Firstly, they detailed the next major update to the game, Patch 5.2: Echoes of a Fallen Star. It will bring new Main Scenario Qu...

Final Fantasy XIV - 5 months ago

Xbox head Phil Spencer assures they will be bringing Final Fantasy XIV to Xbox

Xbox head Phil Spencer has revealed at XO19 that they will be bringing Final Fantasy XIV to Xbox at a later date. “I wanted you to know, rest assured that we will be bringing that game to Xbox,” said Spencer. “We have a great relationship with Yoshida-san and we’re working through...

Final Fantasy XIV - 5 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty arrives October 29

In the latest Letter from the Producer, the Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 5.1: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty will be released on October 29, 2019. This will bring the next chapter in the main scenario along with the new 24-Player Alliance Raid: “The Copied Factory”. It will...

Final Fantasy XIV - 6 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.1 Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty will begin YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has revealed in the latest Letter from the Producer that the upcoming Patch 5.1 will be titled Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty. In addition to continuing the main scenario it will also mark the debut of the YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse alliance raid series. It...


Final Fantasy XIV - 9 months ago

Live action Final Fantasy XIV TV series from Hivemind and Sony Pictures likely coming to Amazon

Hivemind, the production company behind Amazon's The Expanse and Netflix's upcoming adaption of The Witcher has announced in partnership with Sony Pictures Television that they are developing a live-action television series based on Final Fantasy XIV. It will tell an original story set in the world of Eorzea. It will be...

Final Fantasy XIV - 9 months ago

Tom Holland trains to become the Warrior of Darkness in a FFXIV ad with Hannibal Buress

Square Enix has put some serious star power behind their advertising campaign for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers enlisting the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Spider-Man in Tom Holland to train to become the Warrior of Darkness in a new humorous ad with comedian/actor/co-star Hannibal Buress. Tom Holland's new movie Marvel Studios' Spider-Man: Far...

Final Fantasy XIV - 10 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers launch trailer is here early

Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has shared the launch trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers a little early in celebration of E3 2019. You can check it out below. ...


Final Fantasy XIV - 10 months ago

Final Fantasy XIV surpasses 16 million players, Shadowbringers benchmark now available

The Final Fantasy XIV team have announced in their latest Letter from the Producer livestream that the MMO has now surpassed 16 million players around the world. In addition, they also released the Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers benchmark software to help players get ready for the launch of the expansion on...

Final Fantasy XIV - 10 months ago

Yoko Taro asked Naoki Yoshida if he was trying to end Final Fantasy in response to their collab

In an interview with PlayStation Blog, Final Fantasy XIV producer/director Naoki Yoshida has revealed Nier series director Yoko Taro's response to the idea of him writing a Nier Automata event in Final Fantasy XIV. “Are you for real?! Are you trying to end Final Fantasy? But it sounds very interesting, so...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Naoki Yoshida's studio's new project confirmed as a large scale game for next gen

Following Square Enix's recent restructure of their internal Japanese game development studios they have updated their recruitment page for a new project from Naoki Yoshida's division. This new project was revealed through the recruitment page for Yoshida's Business Division 5 back in 2016, and following the restructure one of the newly...


Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

Final Fantasy XIV team's April Fools Day 2019 joke is an Omega Smart Home Assistant

The Final Fantasy XIV team have continued their streak of funny April Fools Day jokes for 2019. This year they have released a commercial for Omega, a Smart Home Assistant. You can check it out below. ...

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT - 1 year ago

Zenos yae Galvus is coming to Dissidia Final Fantasy

Square Enix has announced that Final Fantasy XIV will finally get a second character in Dissidia Final Fantasy with the arrival of Zenos yae Galvus. He will be added to the arcade version of the game on March 26. And then he will be released as an add-on for the PlayStation 4...

Final Fantasy XIV - 1 year ago

FFXIV Patch 4.56 A Requiem for Heroes Part 2 arrives March 26, XV event arrives April 16

The Final Fantasy XIV team have announced that Patch 4.56 - A Requiem for Heroes - Part 2 is scheduled to be released on March 26. It will bring the conclusion to the main storyline of Stormblood as well as further Hildibrand Adventures and Beast Tribe Quests. It will be followed by...